Uninvited

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One of the most important elements any horror film can have is atmosphere–a dominant mood, emotional tone, or environment that surrounds and envelops us as viewers, making us feel that we are a part of it all as we watch.  … Continue reading

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

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I have used the word “visceral” to describe many horror films fully deserving the term’s meanings: “1. felt in or as if in the internal organs of the body, 2. of, relating to, or located on or among the body … Continue reading

Tony

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Tony (written and directed by Gerard Johnson) is a movie exactly about what it is sometimes subtitled–a “London Serial Killer”–ironically, far from the banality implied.  As the tagline says, “It’s always the quiet ones.”  Yes!  If ever there was a … Continue reading

Seize the Night

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A blurr of lights focus to a cityscape, a black-gloved hand slides across a metal railing, and a wanted poster features a sketch and photo of a dark-haired beauty.  Emerging from the night is the female of fatal pulchritude herself–a … Continue reading

Bethany

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I have never been abused.  Thank God and whoever else for that!  However, I have often wondered how my life might be different had I been so unfortunate.  I have wondered how horrors inflicted upon me by a monster (of … Continue reading

Hellraiser vs. Event Horizon: Liberate Tutamet Ex Inferis

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“Liberate tutumet ex inferis (Save yourself from hell).” ~ Demon From the Realm of Pure Evil (Event Horizon) I have read articles and participated in discussions comparing Event Horizon (1997) to Hellraiser (1988) and vice versa, more than a few times.  … Continue reading

VooDoo

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“Abondon hope all ye who enter here. Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain.” ~ From Dante’s Divine Comedy I’ve always liked that quote from Dante Alighieri’s epic poem, The Divine … Continue reading

The Dark Tapes

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I always love a good found-footage horror film.  However, finding a good one is not so easy these days.  Since the first mainstream example in the genre–The Blair Witch Project in 1999–such a film with anything original and different to … Continue reading

The Devil’s Rock

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The Devil’s Rock begins at night, June 5th 1944, as the camera pans down from a moonlit sky, to the waters of the English Channel.  Two men are paddling, in their kayak, to the shore of Forau Island, five miles … Continue reading

Thirty Proof Coil

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Thirty Proof Coil (from writer/director Will Schmeckpeper) begins with a foreboding fish in a bowl, cutting to close-ups of a woman’s bare feet, as she scurries from room to room in a house.  Blue jean shorts and a midriff-baring top … Continue reading

The Monster

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The Monster (written and directed by Bryan Bertino) is the story of a divorced mother and her daughter, both of whom hate one another, at least in the ways they express their feelings outwardly.  Kathy (Zoe Kazan) is a woman … Continue reading

Return of the Living Dead 3: First-Time Fidelity, Love, Masochism, and More

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Zombie films are too numerous to count, biting flesh from the living and eating brains in every way possible.  Even zombie love stories are common now.  I’m thinking of movies such as Warm Bodies, Zombie Honeymoon, Pride and Prejudice and … Continue reading

How to Survive a Horror Film

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In my years watching horror films, I’ve accumulated a book’s worth of advice for surviving one.  Yes!  Life in a horror movie is a close call at death every minute.  Arteries are cut, necks are broken, bodies are eviscerated, experimented … Continue reading

Lonely Holidays

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Wouldn’t you love to have some company for the holidays?  Wouldn’t you like to receive the perfect gift from your special someone?  Wait!  Before you say yes, turn on your brain and think.  Who is it?  How long have you … Continue reading

The Scariest Movie Monster

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I am often asked who I think is the “scariest” of movie monsters.  Yes!  It’s a clichéd question, dragged through the blood of and gore of movie-loving minds the world over.  Sometimes the answer is impulsive and easy, as it … Continue reading

SARGAD (Wounded): Bloody Horror From Sarah Giercksky

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Rockets are rumbling and ready to launch at Space Jockey Reviews, with the latest news from Sweden!  Sargad (Wounded)–the first feature horror film from from the beautiful, ultra-talented Sarah Giercksky (and Bloody Fierce Productions)–is coming to DVD in 2017, making … Continue reading

Marvelous Mandy

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Marvelous Mandy (directed by Chase Dudley, written by Brentt Slabchuck) is the story of a mentally-deranged woman named Mandy (Paula Marcenaro Solinger) who suffers from an inability to perceive and/or accept her life as it is.  Rather than accept reality, … Continue reading

Don’t Breathe

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Don’t Breathe has a truly killer opening – a man dragging a seemingly dead young woman down a road, by her hair, in broad daylight, through a subdivision of houses.  Countless witnesses should have dialed 911 long ago.  But, oddly, … Continue reading

An Interview with Kaylee Williams

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Okay, space cadets! Here it is! The long-awaited interview with film and theater actress, model, and scream-queen favorite Kaylee Williams is finally off the launch pad! Easily looking the innocent victim as well as the heroine or femme fatale, Kaylee … Continue reading

The Torment of Laurie Ann Cullom

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A phobia is bad enough, on its own, without other terrors to make it worse. Yes! Just a fear of going out of your house can be the worst of things to haunt you. However, imagine a situation where your … Continue reading

Steve-O Shephard: The Magic of Dr. Awesome

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Calling all Space Jockey lovers of imagination and art at its finest! Steve-O Shephard (aka Dr. Awesome – THE M.D. of body art and otherworldly creations – is in! With tools of the trade in hand and a portfolio to … Continue reading

The Inside

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“2,500 people are reported missing every day in America alone. Royal Canadian Mounted Police had figures of 60,582 children in 2007.” What would you do if you acquired, by whatever means, a video camera with footage of something terrible, something … Continue reading

The Torment of Laurie Ann Cullom: Pray It’s Only a Movie!

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“People with agoraphobia often have a hard time feeling safe in any public place. The fears can be so overwhelming that you may be essentially trapped in your own home.” ~ Couch Sessions: Dealing with Agoraphobia by Giggi H. Hopkins … Continue reading

An Interview with Missy Dawn

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I attended the Fright Night Film Festival and Horror Convention in Louisville, Kentucky last Saturday and had a bloody good time, as usual. On this occasion, however, my list of favorite things done was topped with something extra special. I … Continue reading

Dorchester’s Revenge: The Return of Crinoline Head

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“Excuse me! WTF is a crinoline head?” ~ Janet Good %#@&ing question, Janet! That’s exactly WTF I asked when I saw the first Crinoline Head movie, back in 1996. (Just kidding; it was last week, really). But, seriously! Crinoline Head … Continue reading

Forbidden Forest on Indiegogo

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“Forbidden Forest is a dark fantasy film by Jennifer Linch about love, heartbreak, revenge and magic–a tale of two hearts becoming one and then tragically tearing apart. Set in a fantasy world of princes and a forest like non-other, Jennifer … Continue reading

Forbidden Forest: A Realm of Love and Evil

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Who is that beautiful jilted lover, bleeding tears of pain, hunting prey that broke a promise? Whose pound of flesh is captured in her gaze? From whom and what heart flows revenge so viscous? Yes! It’s none other than THE … Continue reading